Biography | Selected Publications
"Economics of Child Wellbeing" with Anna Aizer, In Ben-Arieh, Asher, Casas, Ferran, Frones, Ivar. and Korbin, Jill E. (Eds.). Handbook of Child Well-Being. Theories, Methods and Policies in Global Perspective, 2013 (2013)
"Juvenile Incarceration and Adult Outcomes: Evidence from Randomly-Assigned Judges" with Anna Aizer, 2013
Causal Effects of Foster Care: An Instrumental-Variables Approach (2013)
"Do High-Cost Hospitals Deliver Better Care? Evidence from Ambulance Referral Patterns" with John Graves, Jonathan Gruber, and Samuel Kleine, (Working Paper) 2012
"After Midnight: A Regression Discontinuity Design in Length of Postpartum Hospital Stays." with Douglas Almond, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 3(3). Au- gust 2011: 1-34.
"Returns to Local-Area Healthcare Spending: Using Health Shocks to Patients far from Home", American Economic Journal: Applied Economics. 3(3). July 2011: 221-243
"The Role of Hospital Heterogeneity in Measuring Marginal Returns to Medial Care: A Reply to Barreca, Guldi, Lindo, and Waddell" (with Douglas Almond, Amanda Kowalski, and Heidi Williams, Quarterly Journal of Economics,126(4). 2011: 2125-2131.
"Edgeworth Cycles Revisited" with Erich Muehlegger and Krislert Samphantharak, Energy Economics, 32(3). May 2010: 651-660.
"Estimating Marginal Returns to Medical Care: Evidence from Low-Birthweight Infants" with Douglas Almond, Amanda Kowalski, and Heidi Williams, Quarterly Journal of Eco- nomics, 125(2). May 2010: 591-634
"Returns to Physician Human Capital: Analyzing Patients Randomized to Physician Teams", with Todd Wagner and Steven Ewer, Journal of Health Economics, 29(6). December 2010866-882.
"Returns to Specialist Care: Evidence from Supply Shocks", 2013 (2010)
Applied economics; Econometrics; Economics; Gas; Healthcare; Microeconomics; Pharmaceutical; Urban poverty